Surveying the epigenomic landscape, one base at a time

Genome Biol. 2012 Oct 22;13(10):250. doi: 10.1186/gb4051.


Epigenomics, the determination of epigenetic landscapes on a genome-wide scale, has progressed at an astounding rate over the past decade. Recent technological developments have enabled base-pair resolution of various epigenomic features, leading to new insights into epigenetic regulation.

Publication types

  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Base Pairing
  • Chromatin Immunoprecipitation
  • DNA Methylation
  • Epigenesis, Genetic*
  • Epigenomics / methods*
  • Genome
  • Humans